December 2022 Transaction Data

Please note this data shows what HM Land Registry has been able to process during the time period covered and is not necessarily a reflection of market activity.

In December:

  • HM Land Registry completed more than 1,415,670 applications to change or query the Land Register
  • the South East topped the table of regional applications with 323,045

HM Land Registry completed 1,415,677 applications in December compared with 1,922,381 in November and 1,480,815 last December 2021, of which:

  • 340,347 were applications for register updates compared with 398,828 in November
  • 652,093 were applications for an official copy of a register compared with 970,759 in November
  • 226,087 were search and hold queries (official searches) compared with 262,191 in November
  • 15,841 were postal applications from non-account holders compared with 18,085 in November

Applications by region and country

Region/countryOctober applicationsNovember applicationsDecember applications
South East448,084443,183323,045
Greater London346,800356,798252,456
North West212,060216,690170,630
South West187,071187,625136,977
West Midlands156,400160,474119,637
Yorkshire and the Humber148,718153,636114,473
East Midlands133,720141,574103,794
East Anglia78,87378,92259,543
Isles of Scilly6467130
England and Wales (not assigned)14410784

Top 5 local authority areas

December 2022 applications

Top 5 local authority areasDecember applications
City of Westminster17,222

November 2022 applications

Top 5 local authority areasNovember applications
City of Westminster24,850

Top 5 customers

December 2022 applications

Top 5 customersDecember applications
Infotrack Limited102,172
O’Neill Patient25,992
HBOS PLC Bank17,095
Optima Legal Services16,650

November 2022 applications

Top 5 customersNovember applications
Infotrack Limited145,646
O’Neill Patient30,620
Optima Legal Services24,058
HBOS PLC Bank23,213

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Transaction Data is published on the 15th working day of each month. The January 2023 data will be published at 11am on Tuesday 21 February 2023.

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